Can a bad mood be an addiction?

Because it gives one a sense of entitlement. If nothing else, we are entitled to being angry and depressed, considering the situation we are in…and we revel in the feeling that WE are the wronged party, because it makes us seem innocent, and worthy of sympathy, or empathy, or whatever.

Because often when we are in a bad mood, we are unable to connect with people. So it’s like, even if others don’t understand what and why, we feel better just knowing that our bad mood is justified. And by going over the reasons in our mind, we reiterate what we know: that we are right. The fact that we’re right makes us feel better in some part of our consciousness. Could a bad mood be nature’s way of soothing worries that might otherwise lead to depression and/or violence towards oneself or others? More

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